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How to Make Your Williamsburg Rental Home’s Small Kitchen Look Bigger

Williamsburg Rental Property with a Beautiful KitchenThere’s a reason why the kitchen is regarded as the heart of the home. Families and friends have been attributing kitchen to good food and quality conversations; it’s almost synonymous to warmth and coziness. If a rental home’s kitchen is small, cramped, or unattractive, it can bring about undesirable effects to a landlord’s ability to retain renters in the property. The idea of increasing square footage is not possible; however, Williamsburg property owners can merely practice design principles to their gain and therefore turn a small kitchen into a bigger and more pleasing one.

When wanting to transform a space to make it look bigger, one of the best tactics that is widely implemented is to select light, coordinating colors. Design experts suggest trying a white on the white color scheme. White naturally reflects light, producing a more spacious appearance. If white isn’t your preference for your rental home, try painting the walls and ceiling in a neutral shade that matches the floor. The concept is to create color uniformity, giving the area a much larger look.

One more significant design principle is to put in proper lighting. A dark kitchen will feel small and gloomy. To be able to make do of the space available, take into account going past a single light on the ceiling. Place additional lighting under, inside, and above cabinets. If the kitchen has windows, hang sheer curtains (or none at all) to use natural light to your advantage.

To increase the impact of lighting even further, consider integrating shiny surfaces wherever possible. Stainless steel appliances, glass shelving, shiny tile, and other touches can add a sense of depth and space to a small room. Consider replacing the upper cabinet doors with glass doors. Or, for an even more dramatic look, try open shelving. This is a popular option for many small kitchens because cabinets can make a small space seem jam-packed.

Additional pieces that quickly fill a small space are large or bulky elements such as large kitchen islands. Alternatively, opt for narrow profiles and slim widths in the architecture. Many kitchen islands are now created specifically for narrow spaces, maintaining a good amount of counter space while abolishing the bulky cabinets underneath.

Planning a sense of spaciousness in a small room can be a challenge, but we at Real Property Management Dominion are here to help. We have contacts with esteemed industry experts who can help you make your Williamsburg rental home the kind of place that renters will love. Contact us or call us at 757-395-4274 for more information.

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